Why Perks No Longer Cut It for Workers

Via Wall Street Journal
By Sue Shellenbarger
December 3, 2018

Companies that rank in the top 10% in engaging their employees, including giving them the training and encouragement to do their best work and imbuing it with a sense of purpose, posted profit gains of 26% through the last recession, compared with a 14% decline at comparable employers.

Corporate leaders worried about attracting new talent in the coming year might take a few cues from Yudelkis Nunez-Rodriguez.

When Ms. Nunez-Rodriguez decided to move on from her job as a human-resources manager at a New York financial-services company, she turned down offers from two Wall Street firms to take a job at Mastercard. Friends working there said its culture was warm and collaborative, she says.